Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen: Giving 2.0
Date/Time: Wed, May 30, 2012
06:00PM - 08:30PM
Venue: The Americas Society Location: 680 Park Avenue, New York NY 10065 | Map address Registration Period: 04/24/2012-05/29/2012 Price: Cost: $25, $15 for young alumni ('01-'11) Contact:Jim Friend
Be the first to hear Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen,’92, MBA ’97, MA ’98, founder and advisory board chair of the Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society (PACS) as she launches her new book, Giving 2.0: Transform Your Giving and Our World. Giving 2.0 balances personal stories, inspirational profiles and practical information to empower your own giving life. Laura has been interviewed on Charlie Rose and her presentation has been very well received by alumni groups throughout the country. This event is presented by PACS and co-sponsored by the Americas Society/Council of the Americas.
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Registration and Reception:
6:00 p.m. to 7: 00 p.m.
Presentation: 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Book Signing: 8:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen is the founder and advisory board chair of Stanford PACS (Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society), a global research center committed to exploring ideas that create social change and publisher of the Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR). She is also the founder, chairman emeritus and former chairman (1998 to 2008) of SV2 (Silicon ValleySocial Venture Fund), a venture philanthropy fund that leverages its partners’ financial, intellectual, and human capital to scale innovative, early-stage nonprofits. To date, SV2 has invested in over 35 high-impact nonprofits. Arrillaga-Andreessen created and teaches Stanford Graduate School of Business’ first course on strategic philanthropy and Stanford University’s first course on philanthropy and social innovation. Since 2000, her faculty appointments include lecturer in business strategy at Stanford GSB, lecturer in public policy, and lecturer at Stanford School of Education.
Her New York Times bestselling book on individual giving, Giving 2.0: Transform Your Giving and Our World (published by Wiley’s Jossey-Bass 2011), as well as her website (www.giving2.com), empower individuals of all backgrounds, ages and passions to make giving matter more. Arrillaga-Andreessen is also a contributing writer for Worth magazine, The Huffington Post, SSIR, and the book Local Mission, Global Vision. She is the president of the Marc and Laura Andreessen Foundation, a director of the Arrillaga Foundation and a board member of Sand Hill Foundation. Recognized broadly for her philanthropic leadership, Arrillaga-Andreessen has been honored as a Henry Crown Fellow of the Aspen Institute and was awarded the President’s Volunteer Service Award from the Points of Light Foundation.